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Architectural Styles – Saltbox

The Saltbox began as a simple rearward expansion. As families grew in size, more space was needed. Early one room cottages gradually expanded to two rooms, then two floors. The next expansion was often adding a single-story, lean-to, shed off the back. Continue reading

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Architectural Style – American Craftsman

It was the end of the Victorian era, gone was the desire for elaborate, frilly, eclectic designs. The Industrial Revolution was in full swing. Every Revolution has a backlash. One backlash to the Industrial Revolution was the rise of the Arts … Continue reading

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